HIS474H1: Emancipate Yourselves from Mental Slavery? Historical Narratives of Caribbean Decolonization


This course is a critical intellectual history of Caribbean decolonization. It begins with the Haitian Revolution, exploring and comparing how history was mobilized to structure anti-colonial theories about the making of postcolonial Caribbean societies. Key conceptual frameworks to be examined include indigenism, noirism, creolization, métissage; Caribbean interpretations of Marxism, Negritude and Pan-Africanism.

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